Erwin Olaf

Dutch, b. 1959

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Known primarily for producing lush, large-format color prints of staged scenes that suggest complex narratives, Erwin Olaf explores ideas of gender, sensuality, and history in studio photography and photojournalism. His series “Fashion Victims” …

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9.45 am from 'April Fool', 2020
Sold on Oct 28, 2020
US$6,250
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chromogenic print
96.5 x 64.1 cm
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US$6,250
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Oct 28, 2020
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9.45 am from 'April Fool', 2020
chromogenic print
Oct 28, 2020
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US$6,250
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96.5 x 64.1 cm
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Oct 28, 2020
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US$6,250
MILAN HOTEL, ROOM 609, 2010, 2010
Sold on May 2, 2020
£4,000
US$5,000
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Chromogenic print, flush mounted to ribond
107.0 x 59.5 cm
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£4,000
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May 2, 2020
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MILAN HOTEL, ROOM 609, 2010, 2010
Chromogenic print, flush mounted to ribond
May 2, 2020
Sotheby's
£4,000
US$5,000
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107.0 x 59.5 cm
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May 2, 2020
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£4,000
(i) Jackie O. 12.29 pm (from the series Royal Blood); (ii) Jackie O. 12.30 pm (from the series Royal Blood), 2000
Sold on Nov 26, 2019
€17,500
US$19,268
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each: lambda print
124.0 x 124.0 cm
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€17,500
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Nov 26, 2019
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(i) Jackie O. 12.29 pm (from the series Royal Blood); (ii) Jackie O. 12.30 pm (from the series Royal Blood), 2000
each: lambda print
Nov 26, 2019
Christie's
€17,500
US$19,268
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124.0 x 124.0 cm
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Nov 26, 2019
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€17,500
(i) Jackie O. 12.29 pm (from the series Royal Blood) (ii) Jackie O. 12.30 pm (from the series Royal Blood), 2000
Sold on Nov 25, 2019
€17,500
US$19,314
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Video/Film/Animation
each: Executed in 2000, this work is number two from an edition of seven
124 x 124cm
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€17,500
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Nov 25, 2019
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(i) Jackie O. 12.29 pm (from the series Royal Blood) (ii) Jackie O. 12.30 pm (from the series Royal Blood), 2000
each: Executed in 2000, this work is number two from an edition of seven
Nov 25, 2019
Christie's
€17,500
US$19,314
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Video/Film/Animation
124 x 124cm
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Nov 25, 2019
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€17,500
The Ice Cream Parlour (from the series Rain), 2004
Sold on Nov 25, 2019
€12,500
US$13,796
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chromogenic print flush-mounted on diasec
120 x 120cm
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€12,500
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Nov 25, 2019
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The Ice Cream Parlour (from the series Rain), 2004
chromogenic print flush-mounted on diasec
Nov 25, 2019
Christie's
€12,500
US$13,796
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120 x 120cm
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Nov 25, 2019
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€12,500
The Hairdresser's (from the series Rain), 2004
Sold on Nov 25, 2019
€5,000
US$5,520
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chromogenic print flush-mounted on diasec
120 x 170cm
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€5,000
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Nov 25, 2019
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The Hairdresser's (from the series Rain), 2004
chromogenic print flush-mounted on diasec
Nov 25, 2019
Christie's
€5,000
US$5,520
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120 x 170cm
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Nov 25, 2019
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€5,000
Berlin, Olympia Stadion, Westend, Selbstporträt, 25th of April, 2012
Sold on Jun 19, 2019
€11,250
US$12,597
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chromogenic print
176.2 x 118.5 cm
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€11,250
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Jun 19, 2019
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Berlin, Olympia Stadion, Westend, Selbstporträt, 25th of April, 2012
chromogenic print
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
€11,250
US$12,597
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176.2 x 118.5 cm
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Jun 19, 2019
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€11,250
'MILAN HOTEL, ROOM 607', 2010
Sold on May 16, 2019
£8,750
US$11,240
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photographs
178.0 x 100.0 cm
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£8,750
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May 16, 2019
Sotheby's
'MILAN HOTEL, ROOM 607', 2010
photographs
May 16, 2019
Sotheby's
£8,750
US$11,240
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178.0 x 100.0 cm
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May 16, 2019
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£8,750
Barbara (from the series Grief), 2007
Sold on Apr 30, 2019
€6,875
US$7,723
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signed, titled, numbered and dated '11/12 "Grief Portraits, Barbara" - 2007 Erwin Olaf' (on artist's label affixed to the backing)
80 x 60cm
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€6,875
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Apr 30, 2019
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Barbara (from the series Grief), 2007
signed, titled, numbered and dated '11/12 "Grief Portraits, Barbara" - 2007 Erwin Olaf' (on artist's label affixed to the backing)
Apr 30, 2019
Christie's
€6,875
US$7,723
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80 x 60cm
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Apr 30, 2019
Christie's
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€6,875
Irene (from the series Grief), 2007
Sold on Apr 30, 2019
€6,875
US$7,723
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lambda print
60 x 106.5cm
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€6,875
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2019
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Irene (from the series Grief), 2007
lambda print
Apr 30, 2019
Christie's
€6,875
US$7,723
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60 x 106.5cm
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Apr 30, 2019
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€6,875